Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Reserach Grant - BIM/Nº101 - 14/07/2017 - NanoSTIMA -1
Funding Reference Number: BIM/Nº101 - 14/07/2017 - NanoSTIMA -1
Summary: A research position for one Bolsa de Investigação para Mestre (1 BI-MSc) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project NanoSTIMA – Macro-to-Nano Human Sensing: Towards Integrated Multimodal Health Monitoring and Analytics, NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000016, funded by “FEDER - Fundo Europeu de Desenvolvimento Regional” in the frame of “Norte2020 - Programa Operacional Regional do Norte”. The work for this position is in the area of web programming and communication with personal health devices.
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Networked Systems – Po
Admission Requirements:  Master degree in Computer Science, Network and Information Systems Engineering, or similar.  Proficiency in programming.  Preference will be given to candidates having experience in: Web technologies; Communication with health devices; Systems integration.
Work Objectives: The research work will be carried out in the scope of the tasks defined to RL3 – “Health data infrastructure” – Research Line of the Project NanoSTIMA – Macro-to-Nano Human Sensing: Towards Integrated Multimodal Health Monitoring and Analytics. It consists on the development and evaluation of a Health Kiosk based on the Electron platform, communicating with health devices, an external electronic health record, and a health professional call center.
Applicable legislation: A fellowship will be celebrated according to the regulations defined by FCT, “Regulation of Instituto de Telecomunicações’ fellowships” and ”Regulation of Advanced Training and Qualification of Human Resources”, according to Law no. 40/2004, dated August 18 (Status of Scientific Research Fellow), as amended and republished by Decree-Law No.202/2012 of August 27, and as amended by Decree-Law No.233/2012 of October 29 and by Law No.12/2013 of January 29, and Decree-Law No. 89/2013 of July 9, and also by Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P. Fellowship Regulation of Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P., approved by Regulation no. 234/2012, published in Series II of Diário da República of June 25 of 2012, amended and republished by Regulation no. 326/2013, published in Series II of Diário da República of July 27 of 2013 and amended by Regulation no. 339/2015, published in Series II of Diário da República of June 17 of 2015. http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2015.pdf
Place of work: The work will be developed at the Instituto de Telecomunicações based at the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, under the supervision of Professor Rui Pedro de Magalhães Claro Prior.
Duration: 9 months or until the end of the project, whichever comes first possibly renewed upon performance assessment and availability of project funds. The estimated beginning date is on 16st December 2017 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 980 Eur (net), according to the table of grant amounts awarded directly by FCT for positions held in Portugal (www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores). Additional payment/reward might be considered. The payment will be made by bank transfer.
Selection criteria:
 Curriculum vitae/Academic performance (50%)
 Previous experience in the aforementioned areas  (50%)
Candidates may be interviewed for clarification of any aspect related to the above criteria
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Jury:
Rui Pedro de Magalhães Claro Prior
Pedro Miguel Alves Brandão
Miguel Tavares Coimbra
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto. The selected candidate will be notified by email.
Required Documents: Cover letter explaining the interest in the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts, Copy of the relevant certificates (Copy of the Master Degree Certificate). IMPORTANT NOTICE: If the selected candidate has a degree obtained outside Portugal, his degree must be certified in Portugal For more information see: Direcção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES): http://www.dges.mctes.pt Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions are not accepted.
Application Period: 28-07-2017 to 24-11-2017
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Published on: 14-07-2017